[Re]Purpose

Welcome to [Re]purpose, Rebuilding Together’s blog. This is a place to share stories of the great work of our organization. The stories you will find here are uplifting, compelling but also heartbreaking, they are the stories of Rebuilding Together.

July 30, 2021
Rebuilding Together St. Louis often talks with neighbors about other concerns and challenges in addition to their need for home repairs. Increasingly over the years, our neighbors have told us about lack of affordable, healthy grocery stores nearby.
July 28, 2021
Did you know over 1.5 million rural homes nationwide are considered moderately or severely substandard? Today we’re excited to announce the award of our second Rural Capacity Building program grant from the U.S. Department of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD)!
July 15, 2021
Next year will mark 40 years since my husband Jim and I bought our first and only home. It’s always been such an important place, an anchor to me and my kids and many friends and family members.
July 12, 2021
Rebuilding Together New Orleans is revitalizing our community through our Summer Youth Workforce Development Program. The program is a great opportunity for members to engage with and serve their city while receiving critical training to help improve their career search and employability.
Two volunteers from Republic Services, shown in separate side by side photos, repairing the ceiling.
July 7, 2021
Distressed neighborhoods have been linked to lower graduation rates, increased health problems and unemployment. We must work together to address the pressing needs of our communities!
Two volunteers standing on a porch, smiling and holding an empty box of a lighting fixture.
June 22, 2021
Donating to a nonprofit is such a personal and meaningful act. Sometimes it happens by way of volunteering for a project, posting a time sensitive social media post about disaster recovery or even a random Google search.
June 21, 2021
According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, there are more than 550,000 houseless people in the United States.
June 9, 2021
Laurie Green has been a [Re]Builder with Rebuilding Together Manchester for decades now.
June 1, 2021
Wells Fargo understands the importance of having a safe and healthy home.